As the black community in America battles abusive acts of racists coupled with cops shooting them in their homes and even on the streets, the fate of fellow blacks in Brazil is no better.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
A former Minneapolis police officer has been charged with murder following the death of an unarmed black man in custody. The officer was shown in footage kneeling on George Floyd’s neck. He and three other officers were sacked.
The last few weeks have been filled with devastating news – stories about the police killing black people. At this point, these calamities feel familiar – so familiar, in fact, that their details have begun to echo each other.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has published the report on its visit to the UK, in May 2019, and response of UK authorities.
John Vorster Square in central Johannesburg is a building as cold and formidable as the man it was named after: South Africa’s prime minister from 1966 to 1978.
In 1950 a young Welshman was hanged for a heinous crime – the murder of his wife and daughter in the London flat where the family lived. It wasn’t until 2004 that Evans was finally declared to be innocent of murder.
Governor Jared Polis has signed a bill to repeal the death penalty. The measure passed the Democratic legislature with limited bipartisan support earlier this spring and was sent to him before lawmakers suspended their session.
Correctional Centre officers dismissed Eric Whittaker’s cries for help in the early hours of July 2, 2017. The 35-year-old Gamilaraay man’s pleas first drew their attention at 4.50am. He died shackled to a hospital bed.